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Ben Coleman

Lighting is not about merely making sure a set is properly lit. It’s about intentionally setting a mood, an atmosphere, and transforming a space into something new and captivating. more

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Maintaining tech equipment is vital for keeping A/V systems functioning at their highest level. Summer is the best time to make this happen. more

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An investment like a mixing console demands open-minded exploration and the aide of AV professionals. That said, the choices right for churches have never been more phenomenal. more

Jul 17, 2017 2:25 PM Gear

Improving your cues and transitions will single handedly transform the way your service operates. Be sure to clarify and practice all your transitions, entrances, lighting cues, camera shots --- every potential moment where elements are changing. more

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An approach that is grounded in preparation will pay off in spades for busy church tech teams more

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Three seasoned church techs give CPM their takes on selecting the ideal lighting console for each church’s unique application. more

Jun 6, 2017 2:26 PM Education

These 12 new wired mic options for 2017 likely have a place in your church’s microphone cabinet. Why? Because they handle such a wide range of vocal and instrument mic’ing needs. more

Mar 31, 2017 7:16 PM Gear

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Creating a detailed information packet about your church and your concert preparations can help insure everyone is on the same page. Here's what to include. more

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Humans like to be directed. Show us where to look, where to focus, and make it obvious. As the space grows larger, the need for directed focus becomes more critical. more

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A round-up of audio consoles for small- to medium-sized churches. more

Aug 23, 2016 10:57 PM Gear

In the same way body language has a profound effect on what’s being communicated between humans, so too does the visual element of any worship space. And the only way to become cognizant of this fact is to pay attention and ask better questions. more

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The house-of-worship market is playing a pivotal role in driving new designs and feature sets in both high-end and entry-level moving lights. Here's what you can expect from moving fixtures currently and in the future. more

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This sampling of today’s top-tier consoles provides a glimpse of what's down the road for the masses more

Jun 28, 2016 8:31 PM Gear

An audio console is one of the church technical world’s most prized pieces of gear. CPM makes your job of selecting one easier: we asked church techs across the country about their processes in selecting a new console. more

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Here's how to fill your staging toolbox with materials that can be used now and repurposed for your next design. more

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CPM recently spoke to several loudspeaker manufacturers, asking how the house of worship market has affected their development processes and innovations. The insights they provide may help techs better their production ministries. more

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While LED is not the answer for every situation, it’s worth knowing the pros, cons, and new developments to make the wisest decision. more

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With the advancement of modern worship spaces and in-house technologies, churches are now a mainstay for many touring groups. more

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Lighting for video is a constant battle of what we can control versus what we can mitigate. The basic principles though are just that, basic, but rarely do they account for the intangibles of each unique circumstance or environment. more

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One of the biggest problems with stage design is just getting started. We often tell ourselves, “I’m not a creative person.” Not only is that false thinking, but it limits our ability to expand our mind and profession. more

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